University of Nebraska Medical Center

Graduate Students: The Heart of UNMC

Research Spanning the Biomedical Sciences, Nursing and Public Health

Whether you're interested in cutting-edge biotech, health science research or another field altogether, you can explore your passion at UNMC. We offer a diverse and supportive learning community where you can make an impact.

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2022-2023 Annual Report

In this report, we celebrate some major accomplishments on our journey to elevate health science education and soar toward a future marked by innovation, academic distinction and societal impact.

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Welcome to Our International Community

Be part of UNMC's vital and thriving international community. Forty percent of our students pursuing a graduate degree are made up of people from around the globe.

International Students

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Certificate Programs

Applied Health Informatics

This certificate prepares healthcare professionals with the skills necessary to effectively apply health informatics in practice to improve patient care.

Business for Bioscientists

Gain a business background for opportunity and success in industry and in academia.

Health Professions Teaching & Technology

This certificate provides health professions educators with a foundation in health science education, teaching skills, and the science of teaching.

Healthcare Quality Improvement

Through this certificate, healthcare professionals will engage in the application and utility of quality improvement to optimize healthcare service delivery.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences

The Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences (IGPBS) consists of seven doctoral programs, with over 200 research faculty from 32 basic science and clinical departments. Training across disciplines allows you to experience a wide range of opportunities before deciding on your specific career field and enhances your competitiveness in modern research.

Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences

A graduate degree from UNMC will give you the skills you need to take your health sciences career to the next level. Our Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area (MSIA) offers seven individually designed interdisciplinary programs.

Individual Master's Programs

A master's degree from UNMC Graduate Studies can help you gain the additional skills you need to take your health sciences career to the next level, or it can be your next step toward earning a doctoral degree.

Individual Doctoral Programs

As a doctoral student, you will work with faculty members who are global leaders in health science innovation. Under their mentorship, you will gain opportunities and experience you need to become a leader in your field.

Admissions and Financial Aid

We value well-rounded, unique individuals and carefully evaluate the strengths you bring to our community. And we have many options to help offset the cost of your education. Financial aid comes in the form of assistantships, fellowships, loans and scholarships. A combination of these can help relieve some of the pressure that comes with paying tuition costs.